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Sep 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
. according to reuters and afp, america's ambassador to libya has been killed in this violence. his name is chris stevens. this is reporting from reuters and afp. we are working with our folks to confirm it but ambassador chris stevens who just came into the post in may, he was brought into the post in tripoli in may killed yesterday in those attacks on our facilities in benghazi. the statdepartment confirmed last night the death of the state department official. at the time last night secretary of state hillary clinton said our thoughts and prayers are with his family. now reuters and afp say it is indeed the american ambassador to libya who perished in that attack on our embassy. >> and his name is john christopher stevens born in northern california in 1960. he came to libya for a second time in april of 2011 arriving on a cargo ship. the u.s. government sent him to rebel headquarters to serve as a special representative to the libyan national transitional council there. and all the violence really escalated and stemmed from the anti-muslim movie created in america and circulated on f
Aug 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
weigh on the u.s. economy. here's reuters business reporter rhonda schaffler. >> reporter: with dismal economic headlines out of europe almost daily and just days ahead of a very important e.c.b. meeting federal reserve chairman ben bernanke used part of his speech to hone in on the european debt crisis he urged policymakers to press ahead toward resolving that crisis i spoke about that issue with the i.m.f.'s david lipton >> we see decisions from europe in high political levels and i think we're going to see this fall this shift from the question of what's to be done to how do we go about implementing it. >> reporter: lipton also told me the i.m.f. would be willing to play a larger role in europe if asked. also making headlines here on the european front was the arrival of the president of bundes bank jens weidmann. there were press reports that he is considering tendering a resignation over a dispute with the e.c.b. on the planned bond buying program. when questioned by reuters he gave a terse no comment to those reports. rhonda schaeffler of reuters in jackson hole for "n.b.r." >> s
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
reuters at this point and so far, we have not gotten a comment from either the white house or from the state department. but if this is true, it represents a serious escalation in what is taking place in these protests we've seen break out both in egypt and in libya. reuters reporting that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed as well as three other staffers from the embassy there. all over the protests that broke out over a video that was produced by u.s. citizens that depict the prophet mohammed in very unflattering terms. that sparked protest both in cairo and in benghazi, libya. there is a serious situation. there is concern that the protests may spread to other countries. this is very much an ongoing situation. >> and just a little bit of background too on ambassador christopher stevens. we are looking at his picture right now. he had actually not been -- he had arrived in tripoli just a few months ago. he really hadn't been over there that long. any more information that we know about millennium and his service over there? -- about him and his service over there? >> i'm ju
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
look at the reuters report that came out more than three years ago now and subsequently enhanced -- it says, look. when you are at 16% of gross domestic product costs for health care, should we start drawing down from medical devices? or should we begin with beneficiaries? it is personal. democrats will make short -- make sure that we get away with all of those specific problems, including repayments, including everything with regard to inefficiencies that exist, and most notably in reuters' follow- up report, fraud, abuse, and waste. which has superseded -- medicare fraud that is -- drug abuse and prostitution. pretty remarkable. that is where we should start. we should not be talking about taking benefits away from people for we have a system. the closest system in the world to us is switzerland which is 10% of gross domestic product for health care and they have ubiquitous health care. we have an opportunity -- let me finish on this. we have an opportunity. i am in a very insurance- oriented state. why not work together? this is a problem for voters and the public. 1 not work
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
as much as $49,000 on each chevy volt it builds. according to estimates provided to reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts, it costs as much as $89 to build a single volt. the base price for the plug-in hybrid vehicle is just under $40,000. year-to-date sales for the volt are far below expectations and the plant that makes the car will halt production for four weeks. gm admits it is losing money on the volt, but it calls the reuters estimate "grossly wrong." >>> more and more americans are pulling the plug on watching tv the old fashioned way. according to the nielsen company, about five million homes no longer receive tv signals over the air or through cable or satellite. that doesn't mean they aren't using their tvs. about three quarters of those homes stream content, watch dvds or play video games. >>> move over apple and samsung. toys 'r' us says it will launch its own tablet this month. the tabeo will be geared toward children and will hit the market in time for the hollywood shopping season. the computer will sell for about $150 and come preloaded with 50
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Sep 14, 2012 9:20am EDT
appreciate it. i have more breaking news right now from the middle east. this is from reuters. protesters have jumped the wall into the compound of the u.s. embassy. the wall street journal reports u.s. marines have been sent to yemen to secure the embassy. those news developments just in. many jewish voters concerned about the tension in the middle east and worried how the tension will affect our relationship with israel especially because of the perceived lukewarm support from president obama. a pro israel group is out with this new ad. just watch it. >> i those delegates opposed? say no. i will do that one more time. are those delegates opposed say no. all those delegates opposed say no. stuart: will this hurt the president not only with votes but donations? joining us is a republican strategist. is there any evidence that financial support from the jewish community to president obama is beginning to dry up? >> support from president obama to the jewish community financial voting activism and from line activism in politics for many years mostly for the democrats. this year
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the case of the chevy volt. they have attacked it relentlessly. and reuters did them a huge favor doing this ridiculous analysis saying, quote nearly two years after the introduction of the path-breaking plug-in hybrid gm is still losing as much as $49,000 on each volt that it builds. according estimates provided to reuters by industry analysts and manufacturing experts. but that's ridiculous. because they spent all the money up front. it's called an investment. do you know that brett hume admitted that fox news lost $90 million a year for five straight years when they started. they lost $450 million before they turned a profit. if reuters in year four, oh my god, fox news is a disaster. they're never going to make money. now unfortunately the rest of the media is aiding them in this quest. here is chevy volts solyndra on wheels. gm's restauranted volt is on the road to nowhere fast, and on and on it goes. it's a good thing we have jacki schechner, our current correspondent who will set them straight. >> the "washington post" is the best. we spoke with warren brown who has been wr
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
prove. according to reuters, the group blamed victims who were sheltering the taliban. >>> outbreaks of violence and crumbs among local militia trained by international forces are raising concerns about security of civilians following the complete withdraw of u.s. and nato troops from afghanistan planned in 2014. the economy of bangladesh is booming as is the demand for higher education in the country. student in rural areas often have to give up their dreams of going to college, but an innovative effort is helping such disadvantaged students. nhk reports. >> the number of bangladesh student hoping to advance to college is growing year by year. catering to their needs are more than tributary schools which cropped up in the capital in the past decade. however, the countryside is home to 70% of the can country's population and wants rulers are at a disadvantage in college ene entrance exams. many high schools are overcrowded. student fees are lower than those of private colleges. they attend cramped schools after graduation to give them added advantage for national university exams. but t
FOX Business
Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
billion. meanwhile, reuters is reporting a big win for casino mogul steve wynn in the his slander suit against girls gone wild creator joe francis. a los angeles jury awarded wynn $20 million after francis claimed wynn threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert. and the u.s. is experiencing its warmest year in history so far, that's according to the national oceanic and atmospheric administration. all but one of the lower 48 states is registering temperatures above the historical average so far this year. and now we continue our countdown to the losing bell with -- to the closing bell with liz claman. liz: so ford is breathing new life into a plant in michigan. surely the state needs it. with a closer look at how the auto industry is doing, we'll go to nicole at the new york stock exchange and jeff flock from flat rock, michigan. jeff, give us a taste of what this will really mean. >> reporter: it could have been a plant that was shut down, and you're looking exclusively on the line here at the flat rock assembly plant. today for the first time a ford-only plant. it was a joint
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
. reuters reporting gm is still bleeding tens of thousands of dollars on the volt. now gm moments ago said no that is not true. we will try to get the bottom of all that in car land. and speaking of cars, nascar champion several times over, jimmie johnson in the hunt for another title and he's here in the studio to talk to dagen about all of that. coming up. it is now the bottom of the hour, let's go to stocks now with nicole as we do every 15 minutes. nicole: i'm looking forward to jimmie johnson. we're looking here at the shares which are under significant pressure down about 4% right now. that's because you have insiders some shareholders also some management able to sell today and so putting out this secondary here. up to 23 million shares. michael kors has done particularly well, up over 100% year to date. when you think of michael kors you think of apparel watches and accessories. they have done really well. they have easily surpassed analyst expectations for quarterly numbers. then gave outlook for same-store sales growth for north america and europe that looked pretty good
Sep 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
vault. 49 grand they're losing on every volt according to a new reuters report. they're already $25 billion in the federal hole. is this proof positive the bailout was a total boondoggle? i will ask my friend a, bob lutheluthez, he championed gm and it is a very important financial question. i'm larry kudlow. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] now you can swipe... scroll... tap... pinch... and zoom... in your car. introducing the all-new cadillac xts with cue. ♪ don't worry. we haven't forgotten, you still like things to push. [ engine revs ] the all-new cadillac xts has arrived, and it's bringing the future forward. [ female announcer ] want to spend less and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to for a great retirement plan with low
Sep 19, 2012 2:00pm EDT
a statement at some point. i will say that reuters actually confirmed -- i had not heard back from them. they did get back to reuters and confirmed that they were dropping majority of the coverage of the achtar applications. it generally means no coverage for the condition is an indication. that's a reuters piece out just about a half-hour ago. >> i want to ask you about the pop concerning groupon today. he's making a big bet on the future of mobile payments. their ceo told cnbc exclusively about this strategy and julia boorstin is outside in san francisco. what did the ceo tell you about this? >> first he said with groupon stock down more than 70%, he said the company is misunderstood. now he says its new mobile payment offering is desoind to make groupon an attackive partner for small businesses in order to encourage more details. he wouldn't break out its direct impact on the company's profits. >> we're not focused on each of these businesses as boosting our bottom line. they don't need to be wildly profitable on their own. what we're really focused on is using these additional
Sep 16, 2012 2:00pm PDT
back. some officers threw rocks. reuters reports one person was killed when people in the crowd opened fire. >>> benjamin netanyahu is urging the u.s. to stop iran's race for nuclear weapons and tells candy crowley that iran's motives are not legitimate. >> what we know is of course that iran is allowed under international agreements to do what it's doing because there are legitimate peaceful purposes for enriching this uranium. >> you think so? it's not legitimate. this country that talks about, denies the holocaust, promises to wipe out israel, and it's like timothy mcveigh walking into the shop in oklahoma city, i'd like to turn my garden, i'd like to buy some fertilizer. how much do you want? 20,000 pounds. come on. we know they're working towards weapons, we know that. it's not something we can surmise. we have absolutely certainty about that and they're advancing towards a nuclear program. >> netanyahu says if iran is not stopped, icould be ready to produce a nuclear bomb in six months. >>> two other international stories we're following right now, growing rage in china ov
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Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
add huge fire inside the compound. according to the reporting of reuters, police gunshots hurt five protesters. in india they tried to smash windows at the consulate and threw stones burning the american flag in the volatile region of kashmir and some called president obama a "terrorist." in yemen, home to the most dangerous branches of al qaeda, security forces fired warning shots into the air and tear gas at a crowd of about 2,000 protester whose tried to march on the u.s. embassy in the capital city. the chief fox correspondent is like in new york with the news. the countries are just some of the places where the protests are taking place. >>jonathan: the most violent scenes was in sudan, where protesters first attacked the german and british embassies before moving on to the u.s. embassy. they got into the compounds, raised the islamic flags and guarded fired warning shots in the air. we are now hearing that at least three demonstrators were killed during the riots and protests in sudan. this was also violence in tripoli, a northern city in lebanon, where kentucky fried chicken
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Sep 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
free planned attack. that video from reuters showed attackers. there were no protesters. you were right. let me ask you this -- that video there. why didn't the state department know about this? if they did. did they drop the ball? >> bob: do we know for sure this was taken before the -- >> eric: according to reuters. >> bob: a couple of things strike me. why they don't own up to it is self-evident. it was in fact a terrorist attack. i have serious questions about this. if there was someone let go out of gitmo in 2007, who is the mastermind of this, the white house would and should, more than likely would have blamed the bush administration for it. but that indicates to me we don't have the pieces put together here yet. this was done, demonstration done in egypt, cairo at the time. you can argue i suppose they use that as a cover. hard to make it as a cover if there is nobody there. nowhere near the mob that was initially thought. >> greg: going back, you did mention that the real important thing here where was the pronext? you usually see security at selena gomez in shopping mall appea
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
every chevy volt that it says. but general motors says not. reuters looked at the numbers inaccurately. they are looking at per vehicle but we are looking at it as the technology being used and we are investing in the technology for the lifeline of the entire volt category. so they say reuters got it wrong but still, the chevy volt is kind of like a political symbol for the bailout that general motors got. they said they have all this new electric technology and sales of the volt have certainly been disappointing. >> all right. you and i both have to get caught up on our phone situations. we are a little bit behind. >> we do. >> thank you very much for that report. always good to see you. >>> a maryland democrat running for a congressional seat in the state drops out just two months before the election. we'll tell you why coming up. and the redskin got off to a great start but could their rivals up 495 do the same thing? the ravens kick off their season in prime time. highlights coming up after the break. hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
reports that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. reuters is reporting that ambassador chris stevens and three other embassy employees died in a rocket attack yesterday in benghazi, libya. the government isn't saying much about the attack, but secretary of state hillary clinton did announce late last night that a state department officer had been killed in libya. there have been violent protests in libya over a film an american made that was critical of the prophet muhammad. that film also sparked these demonstrations in egypt. this is the u.s. embassy in cairo where demonstrators scaled walls and tore down an american flag. most of the embassy staff had already left the compound. we aren't hearing of any deaths or serious injuries at that protest. we will monitor the situation in libya and bring you any updates that we receive. first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> right now it is 6:00 a.m. the sun is soon to rise on another beautiful day around the washington region. a live look outside. temperatures 62 degrees here in
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
a reuters is reporting one of those killed was the u.s. ambassador to libya. what are you hearing this morning? >> good morning to you steve and cynne. the situation remains fluid. all we know at this moment there were two state department workers who were killed in the attached in benghazi libya. there was a large maag, they've moved into the u.s. consulate -- there was a large mob of that move into the consulate and outnumbered the libyan forces over there. yesterday in cairo egypt, there were anti-american demonstrators who scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy and pulled down an american flag and a ripped to shreds. we are trying to nail down exactly who those two, workers were were killed but at this moment we know there were two people. >> all right, thanks so very much. we will continue to follow the situation as we are still hearing reports coming in from all over the world with a different media outlets this morning. >> thank you. we appreciate that. >> also a developing story -- a cause of death report due out on the husband of patricia cook. gary cook, a husband found de
Sep 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
leadership. in a reuters interview, the dalai lama said he's heard from people inside china who say china's new president, set to take over later this year, could be more lenient. the comments came just days after two more young tibetans set themselves on fire to protest china's policy toward tibet and the dali lama. more than 50 people, mainly monks and nuns, have committed self immolation since 2009. most have died. >>> in cleveland the trial began this week of 16 amish men and women. they're charged with hate crimes for forcibly cutting the hair and beards of their fellow amish. the case involves members of a small breakaway amish group who attacked men and women in their former community. the defense say the beard and haircuttings were personal disputes, but prosecutors argue they were religiously motivated, since hair holds religious significance for the amish. if convicted, some of the 16 could serve 20 years or more in prison. >>> in much of the underdeveloped world, microloans to start small businesses are helping people out of poverty. the founder of the gremine bank in bangladesh,
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, indonesia. rescuers saved 50 people. 40 people are still missing. reuters says 49 passengers were on board the leaking wooden boat when it was struck by a large wave. indonesian emergency services received reports about a stranded boat on monday from local fishermen. the police dispatched a local team to the island. >> translator: the boat was stranded on the island. the passengers took shelter in the forest after the boat began to take on water. >> almost 1,000 asylum seekers that died trying to reach australia. officials with the united nations refugee agency says they received 12,000 such people last year. australia authorities are working on a plan to reopen offshore detention centers. they hope to deter seekers by sending them to neighboring countries. >>> vietnam and the united states were enemies during the 1960s and '70s. but 37 years after the vietnam war ended, they're finding some shared goals, such as countering the rise of china. the battles of the past remain fresh in many people's minds. so a diary returned to the family of a north vietnamese soldier has taken on sp
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
citizens, you know, you just reported on the trashing of the school in tunis, when the reuters, the demonstrators and the terrorist can't get the hard targets like the embassy compound they'll go after soft targets and american business people and people visiting families and touring around are very, very vulnerable at that point, so i think the risk remains high, even if today the demonstrations are much smaller. >> eric: do you think the so-called soft targets, the americans in these areas, do you think they are properly protected? >> well, i think it is very hard to know. you know, if you look at a place like cairo, there are a lot of american companies with offices there and defense contractors and others and their locations are well-known, and they are not nearly as hard as the embassy but it goes to the second, larger point. as long as the united states doesn't look like it understands the menace it is confronting and is not prepared to take necessary steps i think the terrorists and the radicals will simply be emboldened and, therefore the threat is not a matter of a week or
Sep 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
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Sep 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
building. the mob reportedly broke through the main gate of the compound and reuters is reporting security guards opened fire in the air and there are casualties on both sides. this story is just coming into us. we'll be filling in the blanks as we go throughout the show this morning. >>> good morning, i'm willie geist, theau
Sep 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
enjoying a convention bounce in a new poll following this week's republican gathering. the new reuters/ipsos poll shows a boost in independent voters. 45% versus 34% before his speech. >>> coming up, the coded messages in the mitt romney campaign that some say are meant to drum up racial will anxieties. that is coming up in strategy talk a bit later this hour. >>> one other political note that could be significant. is it a victory for groups fighting new voting restrictions in ohio. a federal judge reinstated early voting on the three days leading up to the november's election. the governor and legislating tur had decided to cut off early in-person voting the friday before the election day. but a clinton-appointed judge called the deadline arbitrary. ohio officials plan to appeal. >> right now people on the gulf coast are just beginning to assess the impact of what was hurricane isaac. today power crews are rushing to restore electricity in the region. more than 500,000 people are without service in louisiana. outages are also reported across mississippi and arkansas. our camera flew w
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Sep 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
exception is he said day he wed run it by the pentagon and he did not. gerri: reuters cannot with a new story now the pentagon is not sure they can prove their case. and the attorney says it is not clear what he had to do. >> if he signed an nondisclosure doesn't survive? you cannot disclose anything during but after? that will be a big deal. did he ever say nothing or even sell did he say he could give it to the pentagon first? gerri: it is not the legal argument that he had the moral obligation to tell the ruth. >> the worst that we'll have been. he will not be prosecuted. i cannot imagine. others say this did not happen. if it is truthful the worst he would have to give back the profits from the buck. and he will be fine. gerri: great to see you. have a great weekend. more bad news for facebook. should you invest like paul ryan? looking inside the portfolio. next. next. ♪ questions. when you're caring for a loved one with alzheimer's, not a day goes by that you don't have them. questions about treatment where to go for extra help, how to live better with the disease. so many qu
Sep 10, 2012 2:00am PDT
popularity. according to a reuters poll of likely voters, 47% favor president obama while 43% prefer his republican rival, mitt romney. nbc's tracie potts has the election latest from washington. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. well, it looks like the president did get a bit of a boost. a couple of daily tracking polls released over the weekend give president obama four and five-point leads over mitt romney. perhaps not a big surprise after the democratic convention, but this was. >> come on, man. >> reporter: the only thing more surprising than this -- is the fact that scott van dusen, a big fan of president obama, is a registered republican. team obama insists the president got a big bounce from last week's convention. >> you know what? you guys sound pretty fired up. >> reporter: he told florida sunday that mitt romney's tax plan doesn't add up. >> you already have deficits. you add $5 trillion of new tax cuts, $2 trillion in new defense spending, and somehow you're going to close the deficit without raising taxes on middle-class families. they did no
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Sep 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
were to believe reuters, protesting an anti-muslim film supposedly produced in this country. that film blames the cause for islamic protestors attacking embassy in cairo egypt. someone in that embassy tweeted this message in response to the riot. we firmly reject the actions by those that abuse the universal right of freedom of speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others. politico said they decided to distance themselves. the statement by the embassy in cairo was not cleared by washington and does not reflect the views of the united states government. mitt romney also reacted to the attack west side this statement. i am outraged by the attacks on american diplomatic missions in libya and egypt and by the death of an american consulate worker in benghazi. romney held a press conference the next day. >> possibly the administration was wrong sympathizing of those instead of condemning their actions. it's never too early for the united states government to condemn attacks on americans and to defend our values. the white house distanced the last night from the statement saying it wa
Sep 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
spoke to reuters' baghdad bureau chief patrick markey. >> these kind of attacks happen at least once a month now. they're still carrying out a coordinated attacks on various cities once a month. this is certainly not the worst that we've had this year, even if the death toll is at 70. we've had death tolls of more than 100 in one day. as you point out, no one has claimed responsibility but even after u.s. troops have left, iraq is still fighting various insurgent groups, including local wing of al qaeda and former member saddam hussein's baathist party. >> violence has been on the rise in iraq in recent months. 325 people were killed in july. deadliest month since august 2010. >>> now to syria. the international envoy is meeting in cairo tomorrow with arab league officials on the crisis in syria but the violence continues. according to the opposition government forces are dropping barrel bombs on civilian areas. they say the bombs are filled with tnt, nails and fuel. at least 36 people have been killed across the country today. >>> from washington to new york. the weekend storms
Sep 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
accusations over the cost to build its chevy volt "grossly wrong." earlier this week a reuters report estimated gm loses $49,000 from each volt it produces. yesterday the car maker fired back, accusing the news outlet of "bad math." gm says the report analyzed how much was spent on the number of volts sold. the automaker says this was incorrect, and the report should have analyzed the volt's costs against a longer time frame. the fda put out a warning about loreal's eye cream ads. lancome usa, which sells the skin creams, claims it can "boost the activity of genes" or "stimulate cell regeneration" to reduce signs of aging. according to the fda, those terms make it sound like drugs, and drugs need approval by the food and drug administration. loreal, the world's largest cosmetics company, has two weeks to submit a plan to correct the wording. a bill that would fund a program to help veterans is gaining more momentum. the veterans jobs bill passed in the senate yesterday. the one-billion- dollar program will help military veterans find jobs. that population has struggled with high unemp
Sep 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
reuters reports gm is losing around $49,000 on each volt made. congress is back in session. topping the agenda for lawmakers is keeping the government in operation. as the september 30th deadline quickly approaches, the house is expected to approve a bill later this week that will keep the government running. as well as passage by the senate by the end of the month. reports say a threat of a government shutdown sparked by the tea party is looking less likely as upcoming elections draw closer. also on the legislative list, president obama's bill to improve the economy through job growth, including jobs for veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan. the campaign cash race is heating up. president obama was the big winner in august. contributions to the president and the democratic party totaled $114 million. that is the first time the president has outraised his contender. mitt romney and the republicans took in $111 million. romney's campaign currently has $168 million in cash on hand. president obama has not yet revealed the total amount his party has received. the u.s. is selling it
Sep 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
%. a boeing executive told reuters passenger air carriers continue replacing their planes. meantime, united continental cut its outlook for capacity for the rest of the year, blaming a slow economy. shares responded by rallying 5.4%. but u.s. airways expects fourth quarter demand to pick up, especially after the election as businesses get some clarity on the fiscal cliff issues. shares gained 7.4%. disney stock was a stand-out as shares continue a climbing, hitting new highs today. the stock finished higher by 2.3%, closing over $50 per share. the stock is up 35% this year, making it the second best performer year to date among dow industrial stocks. bank of america is the best. grocery chain safeway has seen its profit margins pinched by high gasoline prices and higher food costs. today, it said it plans to spin off a portion of its gift-cards business called black-hawk network. it provides gift cards for other stores like j.c. penney. safeway shares have been trending lower since april. today they gained 4.3% to their highest price since july. the spin-off could happen in the firs
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